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HireAHelper migration study reveals 2021 United States moving trends during another year disrupted by COVID-19.

Arkansas

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Arkansas articles below.


Moving Trends: Was 2021 The Year Of The Great Relocation?

HireAHelper migration study reveals 2021 United States moving trends during another year disrupted by COVID-19.

U.S. Steel Picks Arkansas For New $3B Steel Mill

Upon completion in 2024, U.S. Steel's Osceola, AR facility will be the most technologically advanced steelmaking facility in North America.

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic.

Riceland Foods To Invest $13.2M In Arkansas Plant Expansion

Farmer-owned cooperative Riceland Foods will create 80 new jobs across its Stuttgart and Jonesboro plants in Arkansas.

EV Maker Canoo Picks Arkansas For HQ, Continues Growth In Oklahoma

Canoo investments will bring nearly 550 new jobs to Bentonville and Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas; more than 700 to Oklahoma.

Manufacturers Look To Arkansas As Home For Future Growth

Manufacturers Trex, Arning will establish new manufacturing sites in the state, creating upwards of 600 jobs in the coming years.

Majestic Steel USA To Create 225 Jobs In Arkansas

Flat-rolled steel manufacturer Majestic Steel USA will establish a new, 515,000-square-foot service center in Blytheville, AR.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Eric Voyles, TexAmericas Center

Eric Voyles, Executive Vice President & Chief Economic Development Officer, TexAmericas Center, discusses military site remediation, impact of COVID-19 on development, and low-cost, reliable electricity.

Montrose Relocating Principal Executive Offices To Arkansas

Montrose Environmental Group will add 90 jobs as it expands its existing facility in North Little Rock to house its growing Arkansas team.

Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit

Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.

L’Oréal USA Investing $12M In Arkansas Expansion

Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oréal will expand its North Little Rock, AR facility, bringing 45 new jobs to the region.

Arkansas: Headquarters Of Home-Grown Giants

Every Fortune 500 company headquartered in Arkansas began as a small, family-owned business.

Cypress Cold Storage Completes Expansion In Arkansas

The temperature-controlled warehouse space provider invested more than $13 million in the expansion, which created 30 jobs in Maumelle, AR.

Loanpal Bringing More Than 100 New Jobs To Northwest Arkansas

The financial technology company will open its new location in Bentonville, AR early next month.

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR.

Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

The wet wipe maker will increase manufacturing capacity at its Jonesboro, AR facility to meet the unprecedented need for its products due to the the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas

Emerson's new facility in Ash Flat, AR will manufacture products for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries, and create 245 new jobs in Sharp County.

Koppers To Invest $23M In Arkansas Expansion

The treated wood products company will increase the workforce at its North Little Rock facility over the next two years. 

Amazon To Open First Fulfillment Center In Little Rock

The new 825,000-square-foot facility will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs at the Port of Little Rock, where Amazon also plans second delivery station.

Turkey Hill Acquires Arkansas Ice Cream Facility

The ice cream and beverage company has acquired a 100,000-square-foot ice cream and novelty production facility in Searcy, AR.

Industrial Parks: Cities Of Industry

The world’s largest industrial parks cover hundreds of square miles and rest in the center of titanic logistics networks. These mega-sites literally are metropolises of manufacturing.

Arkansas Businesses Show Fortitude In The Face Of Pandemic

Arkansas businesses and organizations are finding ways to continue serving their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, while others are stepping up to help their fellow citizens.

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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